Timeless literary masterpieces

Here are over 40 of the most famous works of fiction and fantasy ever published. Some books in this list date as far back as 3,000 years ago. Authors include Ernest Hemingway, Jules Verne, Harper Lee, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, and more.

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Beowulf
Catch-22
The Metamorphosis
Beowulf
3.7
Catch-22
3.8
The Metamorphosis
3.6
The Hobbit
4.4
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
4.2
Crime and Punishment
4.4
The Big Sleep
3.9
J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye
3.9
The War of the Worlds
3.9
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
3.7
War and Peace
4
The Turn of the Screw
3.6
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island
4
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.4
Independent People
4.3
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.3
Wuthering Heights
2
Ulysses
3.6
Lord Jim
3.6
Ficciones
4.5
The Maltese Falcon
3.8
Don Quixote
4
The Sound and the Fury
4
The House of the Seven Gables
3.9
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll
4.1
Of Mice and Men
3.8
Walden
3.9
Jane Eyre
3.9
Le Morte D'Arthur Volume 1
4
Homer: Odyssey: Books I and II
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
3.9
Moby Dick
3.3
The Count of Monte Cristo
4.9
Fahrenheit 451
4.1
Bram Stoker's Dracula
4.4
F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby
3.7
Les Miserables. Victor Hugo
4.1
Old Man and the Sea
4
Pride and Prejudice
4.2
The Picture of Dorian Gray
4.3
A Tale of Two Cities
4
1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four)
4
One Hundred Years of Solitude
4.2
Middlemarch
4.1